Most recently David edited the MGM feature "About Fate" starring Emma Roberts, Britt Robertson, Cheryl Hines, and Thomas Mann, as well as "High Expectations" starring Taylor Gray and Kelsey Grammer.
2019 saw the release of the Dodson-directed and edited ME YOU HE SHE for Ukrainian media giant, Kvartal 95 starring Volodymyr Zelensky. In only five weeks after its release ME YOU HE SHE became the most successful movie in the history of Ukrainian cinema, out-performing such titles as “Black Panther” and “Mary Poppins Returns."
2018 also saw the release of Dodson’s faux-documentary drama, THE LANDING (with co-writer/director, Mark Dodson). After a remarkable festival run, THE LANDING earned a limited theatrical release and is now playing on VOD, Hulu, and other streaming services. ComicCon.com’s ML Miller raves, “THE LANDING is a fantastic character driven thriller presented in a unique and brilliant format. There are surprises at every turn... as it moves to a deeply emotional and heart-wrenching tale of tragedy and dire consequence.”
David directed his first feature film in 2013: the romantic comedy, 8 FIRST DATES. The film was the year’s No. 1 comedy, winning the Russian ‘Oscar’ for Best Comedy of the Year.
In 2015, David directed his second feature, the final chapter of the most successful comedy franchise in Russian cinema history, “Lyubov v bolshom gorode 3” (LOVE IN THE BIG CITY 3). The film opened at No. 1 and became one of the highest-grossing comedies in Russian and Ukrainian history.
David has also edited several more Russian language films for director Marius Weisberg. Each of the films that David has made with Weisberg has opened No. 1 at the box office and remained there for weeks.
In 2008 David edited the Howard McCain feature, OUTLANDER, distributed by The Weinstein Company, as well as directing special scenes for the movie, working with actors such as John Hurt, Ron Perlman, and Jim Caviezel.
In his award-winning career as a film editor, David Dodson has cut everything from commercials to music videos to feature films. David was nominated for an MTV VMA Award for his work on the Queens of the Stone Age video, “No One Knows."